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  • Six money rules for your wallet this October Sep 30, 2022 11:21 AM IST

    Six money rules for your wallet this October

    From tokenisation of cards to nominations while investing in National Pension System and mutual funds to charges introduced for paying rent using credit cards, a lot is happening in October. Here is what you need to watch out for.

  • New pension scheme is better than the old one. Are state governments listening? Sep 22, 2022 02:27 PM IST

    New pension scheme is better than the old one. Are state governments listening?

    Government employees may prefer the old pension scheme because of assured payouts and family pension but question marks over its feasibility cannot be wished away, experts say

  • Did you know that NPS schemes invest in midcaps too? Check out their favourites Aug 31, 2022 08:39 AM IST

    Did you know that NPS schemes invest in midcaps too? Check out their favourites

    Allocation to midcap stocks aside, tax benefits under Section 80C and Subsection 80CCD (1B) also make National Pension System attractive

  • MC Explains | How much can you withdraw from NPS? Aug 03, 2022 09:19 AM IST

    MC Explains | How much can you withdraw from NPS?

     Is NPS a better alternative to EPF after tax on interest on contribution over Rs 2.5 lakh? Market-linked returns may seem attractive, but on the flipside, maximum lump-sum withdrawal of 60 percent of retirement corpus, with the rest being converted into annuities, is a limitation.

  • Economic Survey 2022 | NPS-for-all saw maximum growth in FY2021-22 Jan 31, 2022 03:24 PM IST

    Economic Survey 2022 | NPS-for-all saw maximum growth in FY2021-22

    Corporate sector model too sees a sharp rise of 42.13 percent in NPS contributions.

  • NPS generated good returns for subscribers, says PFRDA Chairman Dec 06, 2021 03:58 PM IST

    NPS generated good returns for subscribers, says PFRDA Chairman

    NPS gives a lot of flexibility, but the only thing is that a person has to start early, said the chairman of the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA).

  • Here are the top 10 stocks held by NPS equity funds Jul 30, 2021 09:14 AM IST

    Here are the top 10 stocks held by NPS equity funds

    Most of the stocks have been present in the portfolios since their inception

  • PFRDA pension subscriber base rises 24% to touch 4.35 crore in June Jul 16, 2021 08:57 PM IST

    PFRDA pension subscriber base rises 24% to touch 4.35 crore in June

    The total pension assets under management stood at Rs 6,16,517 crore as on June 30, showing a yearly growth of 32.67 percent, the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) said.

  • National Pension System entry limit may be increased to 70 years: PFRDA Apr 16, 2021 12:29 PM IST

    National Pension System entry limit may be increased to 70 years: PFRDA

    The regulator also plans to allow subscribers who join after 60 years of age to continue their NPS accounts till 75.

  • NPS vs EPF: Which one is better for investment? Jan 22, 2021 12:05 PM IST

    NPS vs EPF: Which one is better for investment?

    National Pension System and Employee Provident Fund, both the retirement options are overseen by the government but they differ from each other on various parameters. So, which one is better? And how much money can one withdraw upon reaching the retirement age? Watch the video to find out

  • NPS, Atal Pension Yojana subscribers rise by 21.67%, pension assets jump 36.83% in December Jan 13, 2021 06:17 PM IST

    NPS, Atal Pension Yojana subscribers rise by 21.67%, pension assets jump 36.83% in December

    The number of subscribers under the National Pension System and Atal Pension Yojana increased by 21.67 percent to 397.70 lakh ending December 31, 2020, as against 326.86 lakh in December 2019.

  • NPS adds 1.03 lakh subscribers in April-June quarter Jul 17, 2020 05:15 PM IST

    NPS adds 1.03 lakh subscribers in April-June quarter

    During the period, nearly 1.03 lakh individual subscribers from the private sector and 206 corporates were enrolled, Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) said in a release.

  • National Pension System: Here are seven reasons why this savings instrument stands out Jun 08, 2020 02:58 PM IST

    National Pension System: Here are seven reasons why this savings instrument stands out

    NPS can also be used an instrument for wealth creation for retirement and save additional tax on investments up to Rs 50,000.

  • Coronavirus impact | NPS subscribers can now make partial withdrawals for COVID-19 treatment Apr 10, 2020 03:35 PM IST

    Coronavirus impact | NPS subscribers can now make partial withdrawals for COVID-19 treatment

    PFRDA has allowed subscribers under the NPS to make partial withdrawals for the treatment of COVID-19.

  • PFRDA likely to add 10-12 lakh new subscribers by fiscal-end: Chairman Feb 26, 2020 07:35 PM IST

    PFRDA likely to add 10-12 lakh new subscribers by fiscal-end: Chairman

    Total number of subscribers under the two schemes were around 3.38 crore as of February 22, 2020.

  • Pension regulator relaxes withdrawal norms under National Pension System Jan 17, 2018 06:55 PM IST

    Pension regulator relaxes withdrawal norms under National Pension System

    NPS subscribers who have contributed for three years can now withdraw up to 25 percent of the corpus for meeting specified expenses.

  • IDBI Federal Life Insurance open to bank tie-ups for insurance sales Mar 22, 2017 09:45 AM IST

    IDBI Federal Life Insurance open to bank tie-ups for insurance sales

    In an interview to M Saraswathy, Whole-time Director and CEO Vighnesh Shahane, talks out the company’s plans to expand distribution.

  • Funds transferred from PF to NPS not taxable: PFRDA Mar 07, 2017 09:38 PM IST

    Funds transferred from PF to NPS not taxable: PFRDA

    Regulator PFRDA today said funds transferred from provident fund account to National Pension System (NPS) account will not attract any tax.

  • Want to shift your PF to NPS? Here are steps to transfer funds Mar 07, 2017 05:44 PM IST

    Want to shift your PF to NPS? Here are steps to transfer funds

    As per provisions in the Income Tax Act, the amount transferred from recognised PF/superannuation fund to NPS will not be treated as income of the current year and is hence not taxable.

  • NPS subscribers get more flexibility on investment choice Mar 02, 2017 01:33 PM IST

    NPS subscribers get more flexibility on investment choice

    Providing greater flexibility to NPS subscribers both in the individual and corporate segments, PFRDA has allowed them to alter their investment scheme choice and asset allocation twice in a financial year instead of once at present.

  • Pension regulator moots proposal for systematic withdrawals Feb 22, 2017 11:57 AM IST

    Pension regulator moots proposal for systematic withdrawals

    Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) said that they are looking to have a systematic withdrawal plan for National Pension System (NPS) wherein individuals will have an option to have between 15-20 years where they can withdraw a fixed sum from their pension fund.

  • Should you opt for 'consultant' status to lower tax outgo? Feb 20, 2017 12:50 PM IST

    Should you opt for 'consultant' status to lower tax outgo?

    As a consultant you are required to pay a flat 10 per cent tax on income while an employee is taxed as per applicable slab, the highest being 30 per cent along with surcharge.

  • New CRA makes NPS a more attractive investment option Feb 14, 2017 02:33 PM IST

    New CRA makes NPS a more attractive investment option

    The entry of the second CRA has led to a lowering of the fees. NPS also has low fund management charges and offers the option of investing in schemes that have high equity component to generate good returns.

  • Budget 2017: Is NPS a good retirement plan despite withdrawals being taxed? Feb 06, 2017 12:29 PM IST

    Budget 2017: Is NPS a good retirement plan despite withdrawals being taxed?

    Experts feel NPS continues to be a good retiral product for the salaried segment since it is market-linked and professionally managed.

  • Budget 2017: Relief for employees as part withdrawals from NPS now tax-free Feb 01, 2017 04:13 PM IST

    Budget 2017: Relief for employees as part withdrawals from NPS now tax-free

    The amendment brings about parity in tax treatment between salaried and non-salaried self-employed persons.

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